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Intellectual Property & Information Technology Law House

Copyright Registration

 We are the prominent Service Provider offering expert Copyright Registration Services to the clients.

 Meaning Of Copyright
Copyright protects the expression of an idea, like original and creative works of authors, artists, and musicians from illegal copying and use by others. Books, sculpture, music, choreography, and jewelry designs are some examples of such expressions that can be copyrighted. Copyright laws have been set to encourage intellectual pursuits and creativity by allowing artists to earn profit from their creations.
Copyright is a right of reproduction, which excludes others from reproducing literary, artistic, dramatic, musical and other works, including computer programs, photographs, recordings (audio / visual) films and other electronically disseminated information as well as sculptures, engravings and drawings. Now in India "Computer Program" can also obtain copyright Registration. "Computer Program" means a set of instructions expressed in words, codes, schemes or in any other form, including a machine readable medium, capable of causing a computer to perform a particular task or achieve a particular result.
The registration of copyright remains in force for a period of author's lifetime and for a further period of 60 years after his or her death. No renewal is needed
Documents And Information Required For Registration
10 specimen of the work to be applied as copyright (4 sets of floppy discs in case of computer program)
Documentary proof of publication in India, along with details of Name, Nationality, age, address of the publisher and date of first publication, if any
General Power of Attorney duly signed by the applicant, if the applicant is other than a natural person partner or one of the Directors of the company as the case may be
In case of Computer Program, brief description of software in 200 words
A copy of Memorandum & Articles of Association or copy of Partnership Deed as the case may be
Author's Name, Nationality, age, address and if the author is deceased, date of death
No objection Certificate from the author
If the artwork is capable of being used in respect of goods, a Certificate from the Registrar of Trade Marks to the effect that No such Trade Mark is registered or application for registration is made by a person other than the applicant
Particulars and Information
Name, nationality, age, address of the publisher, who published subsequently
Details of various rights and their holders
Possession of Original Work
Note : All documents must be submitted in English language only